Carlos Filipe Ribeiro Duarte Martins

Filipe Martins is film director, professor (ESMAD-IPP) and researcher (IF-UP). His filmography includes films in the fiction and documentary genres, selected in several national and international festivals. He directed short films such as House of Glass, winner of the Voices Short Award 2019 at the Rotterdam Film Festival (IFFR) and the best short film award at the Mediterranean Film Festival Split 2019 (Croatia), having been shown at the Pompidou Center (Paris, 2019); Landing (best Portuguese film award at the Lisbon International Film Festival 2016, best world premiere at the Avanca Film Festival 2016, special mentions from the jury at Caminhos do Cinema Português 2016 and at Paisagens 2017); Untraceable Patterns (best Portuguese director award at InShadow 2012); and Dido and Eneias (competition in Curtas de Vila do Conde 2007). He also directed the feature film Marias da Sé (best feature film award in the Paisagens 2019 international competition and award for best Portuguese film at CinEuphoria 2018). Degree in Art and Communication (ESAP, 2002), Master in Contemporary Culture and New Technologies (Nova University Lisbon, 2005), PhD in Communication Sciences (University of Minho, 2014), with a FCT scholarship, and postdoctoral degree in Philosophy (University of Porto, 2020). Researcher at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Porto, in the Aesthetics, Politics and Knowledge Research Group (APK). He has published several papers in specialized journals and regularly participates in conferences and academic events, with interventions in the areas of narratology, aesthetics and film studies. His doctoral thesis is published with the title Sentido Narrativo [Narrative Sense] (Afrontamento, 2016). He edited the books Aesthetic Authenticity in Cinema (2023), Memory and Aesthetic Experience (2020) and Trajetos da Narratividade (2017), and co-edited the books Unframing Archives (2018), Deslocações da Intimidade (2015) and Das Imagens Familiares (2013). He also published two fiction books. Co-director and programmer of the Family Film Project – Archive, Memory, and Ethnography International Film Festival, which takes place annually in Porto since 2012. He organized events such as the Narrative, Media and Cognition colloquium (FLUP) and the Cinema and Audiovisual Forum (ESMAE). Professor at the University School of Media Arts and Design of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto (ESMAD-IPP), where he directs the MA in Cinema and Photography. He taught for several years at Balleteatro, the University Art School of Porto (ESAP) and the University School of Music and Performing Arts (ESMAE) in fields such as film script, film directing, acting and post-production. He is associated artist at Balleteatro.

Current positions

  • Adjunct Professor P.PORTO, ESMAD

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